Muslim cops put faith, lives on the line

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(RNS) When Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy Baca asked Sgt. Muawiya “Mike” Abdeen to set up a liaison unit to local Muslims in 2008, the idea was to build bridges to a community that is often fearful of, or unknown to, law enforcement. It was tough going at first, said Abdeen, a 23-year veteran of […]

  • CarolFrancis

    just read your article and know how it it is with being different. I am Native Canadian. First Nation and was born and know first hand know what it is like how one feels in there homeland and not having a voice.We are many on our journey for freedom to be who we are and proud to be Grist Nation people.